The eHealth Exchange expands access and connectivity to a broad range of organizations, public or private.  The following are examples of benefits provided by participating in the eHealth Exchange:

  • Eliminates point-to-point agreements among trading partners
  • Minimizes need for one-off testing
  • Increases confidence in exchange when partners are recognized as part of trusted community
  • Contributes toward transitions of care measure #2 in meaningful use rules
  • Enables exchange with governmental providers
  • Trust policies are sufficient to exchange, are mature and widely adopted
  • Cost-effective and efficient (national-level ROI)
  • Functional and scalable shared services